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them they will get hold of the Revolution and
save It from the inefficiency, mental distortions,
disappointments and frustrations that have over-
taken it in Russia.
This new and complete Revolution we con-
template can be defined in a very few words.
It is (a) outright world-socialism, scientifically
planned and directed, plus (b) a sustained
insistence upon law, law based on a fuller, more
jealously conceived restatement of the personal
Rights of Man, plus (G) the coinpletest freedom of
speech, criticism and publication, %and a sedulous
expansion of the educational organisation to the
ever-growing demands of the new order. What
we may call the Eastern or Bolshevik Collecti-
vism, the Revolution of the Internationale, has
failed to achieve even the first of these three items
and it has never even attempted the other two.
Putting it at its compactest, it is the triangle of
Socialism, Law and Knowledge, which frames the
Revolution which may yet save the world.
Socialism ! Become outright collectivists ?
Very few men of the more fortunate classes in
our old collapsing society who are over fifty
will be able to readjust their minds to that. It
will seem an entirely repulsive suggestion to
them. (The average age of the British Cabinet
at the present time is well over sixty.) But it